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ἅλως [α^], , gen.
A.ἅλωHp.VM13, X.Oec.18.8, “ἅλωοςAP6.258 (Adaeus); dat. “ἅλῳArist.Ph.198b22; acc. “ἅλωA.Th.489, IG2.834b ii 21, “ἅλωνNic.Th.166, “ἅλωαCall.Fr.51: pl., nom. “ἅλῳArist.Mete. 344b2, “ἅλωεςAch.Tat.Intr.Arat.32, “ἅλωςD.42.6, Thphr.Sign.22; acc. “ἅλωςArist.Mir.835b9, etc.: (v. sub ἀλέω A):—threshing-floor, Hp. l. c., X.l.c., etc.; grain on the floor, PRyl.122.10 (ii A.D.):—hence, from round shape,
II. disk of sun or moon, or shield, A. l.c.: later, halo, Arist.Mete.344b2, Epicur.Ep.2p.51U., Gal.5.640, etc.
2. serpent's coil, Nic.Th.166.
3. bird's nest, Ael.NA 3.16.
4. ciliary body of the eye, Poll.2.71.
5. circular piazza at Delphi, GDI2101, 2642.
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    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 489
    • Demosthenes, Against Phaenippus, 6
    • Xenophon, Economics, 18.8
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 13
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 3.16
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